Braveheart for the PC is out now,


13th century Scotland is in chaos, bowing under the rule of Edward Longshanks when the cry goes out for a hero to unite the clans and lead the country to freedom. So begins Braveheart, the new hack- and-slash strategy game from Glasgow-based developers Red Lemon Studios. With a map of Britain accurate to five metres, realistic trading, politics and farming, not to mention the arsenal of sharp-edged steel Implements to Wield, Braveheart challenges you to succeed where William Wallace failed. Just don't trust any French


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More Car . . f: [a Skip Spence may not be a name to make too many pulses sprint but a tribute album to ; ' ' the man who died in April is a who's who of hipdom. Tom Waits, Greg Dulli and Beck '1

are iorned by less familiar yet splendidly-named artistes such as The Minus 5, Outrageous Cherry and lay Farrar & The Sir Omaha Quintet. As original drummer of Jefferson Airplane and rhythm guitarist in Moby Grape, Spence was one of the most

gifted musos from the late. 60s San Francisco scene until mental Illness got the better of him. Stick your Oar into your system and get a handle on an underground ClaSSIC. More Oar is released on Jericho on Mon 9 Aug.

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Beach Reads - Summer’s freshest feelgood fiction

Louise Young Desiring Cairo A sexy thriller of love. fantasy and bellydancing

from west London to the west bank of the Nile. tickets free

lsla Dewar It Could Happen To You

A city girl returns to her smalltown Scottish roots to find home could be what she was looking for after all.

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Lynn Truss Going Loco

"The funniest novel you could ever hope to read about cloning. alter egos and ...ABBA." tickets free

Scott Capurro Fowl Play

Unveiling his darkly comic first novel at The Polo Lounge in his only Glasgow date this year tickets free from Dillons

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This Year's Love

There IS much bed-hopping afoot in This Year’s Love, one of '99's finer romantic comedies, and this probably explains the frog. Written and directed by Davrd Kane and starring Douglas Henshall, Jennifer Ehle, Dougray Scott, Kathy Burke, Ian Hart and Catherine McCormack, the story , revolves around a sextet of diverse metropolitants / _, finding a lover, losing them and then maybe / , " “i finding another over the course of three _ .v years. Top moment: Kathy Burke's discovery of the tattoo planted on her arse by Douglas Henshall. Your pad or mine? And other such amphibious antics.

This Year’s Love is avai/ab/e to rent on Entertainment In Video from Mon 9